Name: Christ the True Friend or Christ and Abbot Mina. Written: 7th-8th century. Found: St. Apollo Monastery; Bawit, Egypt. Now: The Louvre Museum; Paris, France. Material: Wood. It originally measures about 57x57cm and is 2cm thick. Description: The Coptic icon presents Christ as our friend. Holding the book of the Gospels, Jesus rests His arm on the shoulder of Saint Mina, a Coptic ascetic and martyr of the third century.
What's in the Box?
1- The Icon printed using UV ink on a 14mm piece of wood with a layer of Oak wood stuck on its back, and its sides painted in dark brown
2- Our Unique "Reviving Coptic Heritage" Box for the15x20 cm and 20x30 cm sizes only
3- Printed leaflet clarifying the Coptic symbols and logos used in our project